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Kinks, The

The Kinks

The Kinks, an English rock band formed by brothers Ray & Dave Davies are regarded as one of the most nfluential rock groups of their era.

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Kiss

Kiss

Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley.

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La's, The

The La's

The La's were an English rock band from Liverpool, active from 1983 until 1992 and ronted by singer, songwriter and guitarist Lee Mavers.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968 & considered one of the most innovative & influential rock bands in history.

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Lee Scratch Perry at Meltdown Festival. London in 2003 photographed by Mark Mawston

Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Lee Scratch Perry was a Jamaican record producer whose pioneering dub music techniques laid the foundations for hip-hop and dance music

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Lemmy

Lemmy

Lemmy was widely known for being the founder, lead singer, leader songwriter and bassist of ‘New Wave of British Heavy Metal’ band Mötorhead

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Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz

Lenny" Kravitz's 'retro' style of music incorporates elements of rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk, jazz, reggae, hard rock, pop, folk & ballads.

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen wa a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet & novelist. His work explores religion, politics, isolation, sexuality & relationships.

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Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher is best known as the charismatic, self-assured front man of Manchester Britpop band Oasis.

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Libertines, The

The Libertines

The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).

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Lou Reed

Lou Reed

Lou Reed was one of music's most influential icons. His music defied all definitions of genre & left a legacy that has inspired generations

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Louis Armstrong sat in a rocking chair with an orange sunset in the background

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong is renowned as one of the most influential figures in the history of jazz music.

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Madness

Madness

Madness are an English band from Camden Town, London & one of the most prominent bands of the late 70s & early 80s 2 Tone ska revival.

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Madonna

Madonna

Madonna transcended the term 'pop star' into a global icon & is regarded as the most influential female recording artist of all time.

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Manchester Music

Manchester Music

Manchester is inextricably linked to its musical heritage. A city whose music is deeply rooted in its fabric

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers

Over their career the Manic Street Preachers have headlined several festivals including Glastonbury, T in the Park, V Festival and Reading.

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Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan was an English singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist & poet. He was best known as the lead singer of the glam rock band T. Rex.

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Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull is an English singer, songwriter & actress who achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of "As Tears Go By".

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, singer, rapper, author, composer and former music journalist.

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Mark E. Smith

Mark E. Smith

Mark E Smith was the distictive and uncompromising frontman of the British post-punk band The Fall, regarded by many as a cult icon

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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Mars Volta's album Frances The Mute

The Mars Volta

The Mars Volta was an American rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001, their music was a mix of progressive rock & experimental rock.

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Max Roach

Max Roach

Max Roach was an American jazz percussionist, drummer & composer, generally considered alongside the most important drummers in history.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor - often referred to as the 'King of Pop'.

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Miles Davis

Miles Davis

American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis is regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and respected figures in the history of music.

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Morrissey

Morrissey

Morrissey is an English singer, songwriter & author, he rose to prominence as the lead singer of the indie rock band The Smiths.

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Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters is known as 'the father of modern Chicago Blues'. His guitar licks and classic songs influenced many great music artists.

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Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons

Mumford and Sons is a British band formed in West London in 2007 and is at the forefront of the 21st Century folk revival

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Artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Muse's Butterflies & Hurricanes

Muse

Muse are an English rock band from Devon, formed in 1994 consisting of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme & Dominic Howard.

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Neil Young performing at the Rainbow Theatre, London in 19723 photographed by Jill Furmanovsky

Neil Young

Neil Young's acclaimed solo career spans over 45 years & 35 studio albums, with a continuous & uncompromising exploration of musical styles.

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New Order

New Order

Combining post-punk with an increasing influence from electronic dance music, New Order were one of the most influential bands of the 1980s.

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Nick Cave

Nick Cave

Referred to as rock music's 'Prince of Darkness', Nick Cave's music is characterised by emotional intensity & a wide variety of influences.

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Nico

Nico

Nico is considered one of the most complex and creative influences of the 20th century, known for her artistic fearlessness and originality.

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Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy is a British violinist and violist & was Yehudi Menuhin’s most famous protégé, studying first at the Menuhin School.

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Nina Simone

Nina Simone

Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger & civil rights activist who worked in a broad range of musical styles.

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Nirvana

Nirvana

Nirvana were an American rock music band formed by Kurt Cobain & Krist Novoselic, they were considered the 'flagship band' of Generation X.

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Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher is regarded as one of the UK’s most respected musicians and the mastermind behind Britpop super group Oasis.

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